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Sub Arc Welder

Valmont Industries, Inc. Valley, NE
28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016

Why Valmont

Weâ??re Here to Move the World Forward.

Valmont impacts millions of people around the world every day, yet they might not realize the many ways. Our technology is helping feed the growing population, supplying the world with more reliable energy and access to renewables, enhancing connectivity in remote and urban locations to create a sustainable future and so much more. Simply put, Valmont is advancing agricultural productivity and reimagining vital infrastructure to make life better.


Join a Fortune 1000 company that respects hard work, honors diversity and invests in our employees as we focus on creating the world of tomorrow, today. We are the modern workforce. Are you ready to move the world forward? Apply now.

Start at $24+/hr PLUS $2/hr Shift Differential

Available Shifts: 2nd and 3rd

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Sub Arc Base Welder position in the Engineered Support Structures (ESS) - Large Pole Department. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will operate the Sub Arc Base Welder to weld bases of steel shafts. Additionally, you will...

  • Load and unload steel shafts into Base Welder with an overhead crane
  • Preheat baseplate, if required
  • Operator Base Welder and observe the weld head as the weld is deposited
  • Adjust amperage and flux flow to meet quality specifications
  • May be assigned to work in other work centers when machine is not in operation

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • The ability to accurately read a tape measure
  • The ability to pass an American Welding Society (AWS) welder operator qualification test for submerged arc welding (SAW) and gas metal arc welding (GMAW)
  • The ability to operate overhead cranes
  • The ability to setup, operate, and perform general maintenance of equipment without difficulty
  • The ability to make mathematical calculations in preparing product or setting up the machinery
  • The ability to read and decipher blue prints and flat sheets without assistance and use them to properly weld scheduled work

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • Previous experience as a Valmont Welder A and Welder B status for 90 days
  • AWS certified in MIG and Flux core welding or SAW and GMAW processes
  • One year of previous experience in a professional welding position
  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results


  • Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Well-being benefit package to ensure their individual and family's overall wellness needs are met.

    • Medical, dental and vision insurance

    • Paid time off

    • Employer paid life insurance

    • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability

    • Tuition Reimbursement

    • Retirement plans

    • Dependent care

    • Employee assistance programs

    • Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, mortgage services, home & auto insurance, health coaching and more.

    *Due to the nature of Valmont's Global Business and Union contracts, not all benefits are the same.

Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Date Posted March 22, 2023
Date Closes April 21, 2023
Requisition R17861
Located In Valley, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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